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Texas Unclaimed Money

Unclaimed Money In Texas Totals Over $5 Billion | Over $700 Million In North Carolina Unclaimed Money

The great state of Texas has over $5 billion in unclaimed money and unclaimed property.  Texas boasts one of the highest totals of missing money in the US.  Each year Texas collects nearly $600 million in new accounts.  These accounts can be unpaid wages, dormant bank accounts, security deposits and more.  (Types of Unclaimed Money)  …

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California Has Billions in Unclaimed Money | $616 Million Owed To Long Island Residents

Currently the state of California is holding over $9 billion in unclaimed money and unclaimed property.  According to a report, the treasury added over $770 million to their missing money coffers.  Last year the treasurer reported over 580,000 claims filed averaging over $500 per claim.  The total amount of unclaimed money returned $309 million.  : …

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Boston Massachusetts Unclaimed Money

1 in 10 Massachusetts Residents Have Unclaimed Money | Iowa Has 6 Months To Return $8 Million

1 in 10 residents of Massachusetts may have unclaimed money or unclaimed property to claim.  The state coffers currently holds over $3.4 billion in money and property and recently added over 44,000 new claims according to a report: Treasurer Deb Goldberg said Wednesday there are more than 44,000 new properties worth millions of dollars owed to people …

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Chicago Unclaimed Money

Unclaimed Money in Illinois Over $2.8 Billion | South Carolina Unclaimed Money Giveback Totals Over $700,000

Residents of Rock Island, Illinois who visited the town office in early September were greeted by a member of the Illinois State Treasurers office who was hoping to reunite them with unclaimed money or unclaimed property owed to them.  As part of the Treasurer’s office’s outreach program they travel from town to town asking residents …

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3 New Places to Search for Unclaimed Money

Last month the Washington Post published a story regarding unclaimed money and places to search for it.  These are some lesser known resources but definitely worth checking out as searching is free for all of these as well.  Typically you should start your unclaimed money search at the individual state pages where each state has …

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South Carolina Unclaimed Money

South Carolina Adds ‘Claim Your Cash For Christmas’ Program for Unclaimed Money

Unclaimed money in the state of South Carolina totals over $550 million and state treasurer Curtis Loftis has a new creative way to get residents of SC to search for their money.  The new program is called ‘Claim your cash for Christmas’.  Loftis is asking all past and former residents of South Carolina to look …

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Nebraska unclaimed money

Nebraska Holds Over $170 Million

In the state of Nebraska, their unclaimed money and unclaimed property department hold over $170 million for roughly 350,000 current and former Nebraskans.  Some examples include health claim payments, dividends, utility deposits, life insurance proceeds, wages, stocks, outstanding checks, safety deposit boxes and unused gift certificates.  These items can also be from a relative who …

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Tennessee unclaimed money

Tennessee Unclaimed Money Department Returns Purple Heart

Tennessee unclaimed money department led by State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. returned a purple heart to its rightful owner earlier this year.  The purple heart was awarded to Claude Parris for his service in World War II and was one of two medals awarded.  Parris fought in Europe and lost part of his leg in the …

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Florida Unclaimed Money Totals Over $1 Billion

The state of Florida is holding over $1 billion in unclaimed money and unclaimed property.  Florida’s website defines unclaimed money as mostly from dormant accounts in financial institutions, insurance and utility companies, securities and trust holdings. In addition to money and securities, unclaimed property includes tangible property such as watches, jewelry, coins, currency, stamps, historical items …

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Ohio Unclaimed Property

Ohio Unclaimed Money Totals $2.6 Billion

Ohio unclaimed money totals have climbed to $2.6 billion according to a recent report.  Ohio returned a record number of unclaimed money last fiscal year totaling more than $ 96 million broken down in over 60,000 claims for an average return of over $1,500 per claim.  While Ohio returned a record number of unclaimed property …

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